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Oct 28, 2011 7:30pm PDT
people. they wanted to kill us. if we don't defend ourselves, who will? >> before the u.s.-led invasion, there were one million christians in iraq, they were free to build churches. a report in 2009, the null number dropped. >> tom doyle, recently gary lane spoke with him by skype about the future of the church there. >> reporter, tom, thanks for joining us. we know you are in contact with church leaders in iraq. how do they view this pullout? >> they have mixed feelings. they have been attached to the west yet on the other hand, they don't feel their country is strong enough. i think generally, believers in iraq are nervous. that is sad because 80 percent of them have left iraq at this point. so i think, i think they have mixed feelings. >> what are the greatest risks to them? >> right now, you have terrorists groups that have dedicated themselves to ridding iraq of christians. that is the biggest target. i think the government will be lax, some what like egypt. and christians will have to fight off some of these terrorist groups that have vowed to get rid of christians in iraq. >> ten
Oct 14, 2011 7:30pm PDT
november. john waage, cbn news. >> joining us now is gary lane. gary has been to egypt this year three times alone. egyptian security forces said the christians started this, is that correct? >> the christians were carrying crosses and poster board around the tv station. >> what sparked this? >> it was a church that had been attacked. every since hosni mubarak stepped down, at least 60 attacks on christians. the attack that happened a year ago at st. marks church in alexandria, did you know not one person has been arrested yet? no one charged or prosecution. >> what is it, gary, about the christians in this country? are they third class citizens not worth protecting? >> they are treated as second and third class citizens about ten percent of the population. they shoe the coptics as being weak, infadels. the military government in control 40-50 years uses the secret police to attack them. it shows the military is needed. only the military can provide stability and security in the country. >> we haven't seen these images during hosni mubarak's 30 years in power in essence because h
Oct 7, 2011 7:30pm PDT
us now for more are two guests in our washington bureau. jordan secularf the american center for law and justice. and with us from atlanta george via skype is david edla, from eva ministries. jordan, let me begin with you. my understanding is that the iranian officials have questioned pastor yusef nardarkhani is in his cell. is this encouraging? >> it is encouraging and troubling. officials from iran made a visit to gilan province to meet with the pastor to inquire about his treatments, supposedly and the judicial proceedings. what we're concerned about is lawyers. any time government officials visit your client without an attorney being present, they can walk him into another trap. it goes from zie being a zin zionist, and now you have the deputy saying he is a convicted rapist. he has already been convicted of rape, extortion, and running a brothel. in iran, a rapist is put to death. >> these are charges that the iranian government authorities -- they love to slap these on people across the country for all kinds of reasons. but apostasy is one issue. is there a sense that the gover
Oct 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
chest. cbn news, tyler james james shows us this ruthless dictator was outspoken. >> libyan fighters chanting in arabic, god is great destroying posters of moammar gadhafi and burning his flag. >> we have done a great job for all the country and libya is now facing a challenge. >> gadhafi killed after revolutionary forces overtook his hometown. last major fortified position for ousted leader and fallen regime. the libyan leader ruled for 42 years promoting islamic socialism. he quickly became the most outspoken antileaders. he used the country's oil revenue to fund terrorist. in 1986, he targeted a popular disco popular with american soldiers. >> u.s. retaliated with an air strike on gadhafi's compound and then two years later he blew up flight pan am 103 over lockerbie, scotland. >> coronel moammar gadhafi publically confirmed commitment to disclose and dismantle all weapons of mass destruction programs in his country. >> the libyan dictator couldn't escape recent up riseings in the middle east. gadhafi responded with a bloody crack town killing thousands and forced from power with
Sep 30, 2011 7:30pm PDT
time. >> they use the phrase, pat, opportunities. if he recants his faith in jesus christ, he gets mercy under sharia law. anybody that says sharia law is compatibl compatible, it is not. >> in this case the courts are using fatwas issues by powerful ayatollahs. >> this is illegal, not only in the spite of the iranian constitution, also national treat ties. >> the pastor's case stands of a clear example of iran's crack down on christians. the government has openly admitted iranians are leaving the christian faith. >> this persecution has gained momentum. >> mean believe pastor yousef nadarkhani was targeted because he spoke out. charlene israel, cbn news. >> american center for law and justice is working to help free pastor yousef nadarkhani. joining us is aclj jordan sekulow. he as obviously refused to recant, what happens next? >> this trial is over. he has been transferred back to jail. geven given a final opportunity to recant his faith. what is troubling here, george, earlier in the trial, people were not allowed in complete military lock down, no outside press, no friends. a
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